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New study and teaching tools: Scholastic Teachables & TumbleMath

Are you a busy parent looking for new ways to support your child’s education? Do you work with children? Are you a homeschooling family? If so, the Deerfield Public Library has two fabulous, new online resources for you!

Scholastic Teachables

teachables screen grab4 1 e1554410131208 1With something for children ages preschool to 8th grade, Scholastic Teachables is a one-stop shop for a myriad of educational resources. Providing over 25,000 printable activity sheets, lesson plans, and mini-books, Teachables has so much to offer you and your students. The website couldn’t be easier: you can search by subject, grade level, standard, keyword, type of resource, or theme.

teachables screen grab3 e1554409533628 1Scholastic Teachables has everything from test prep to how to write book reports to printable mini-books on a wide variety of topics. For teachers, there is everything from clip art to classroom management resources, bulletin board ideas to calendars, forms to record sheets. “Summer Stay-on Track Packs” help bridge the gap over the summer months, along with our fabulous Summer Reading Program, of course. And if you’re ever caught late at night on February 13 without a Valentine for your child’s teacher, the database even has printable teacher Valentines (as well as goodbye cards for teachers to give their students on the last day of school). Really, there is so much to this database! Click here to access these resources, anytime, anywhere, with your Deerfield Public Library card. (If you aren’t a DPL cardholder, you can use this valuable resource in the Library with a guest computer pass.)


If you’re already a fan of TumbleBooks, you’re going to love TumbleMath! As the name suggests, these are animated, talking picture books about math concepts. Whether your child wants to read along or simply listen to the book, TumbleMath can help. TumbleMath is easy to use. you can search by content area, with books on addition, books on finance, and just about everything in between. You can access quizzes or lesson plans to go along with many of the books, and if you create an account, you can keep track of your child’s progress.

New titles in the TumbleMath library:

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TumbleMath is another wonderful resource available to you with your Deerfield Public Library card or for anyone to use while in the Library.


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